Elaine Aron outlines the characteristics of an HSP and how to live more easily in our often chaotic world.
My use of the word chaotic is an indication that I have characteristics of an HSP.
Particularly the role played by genetic and environmental factors is unclear.
Scientific initiatives are fragmented across Europe and hampered by insufficient dimension.
When the tables are turned, I'll admit I'll get jealous when a man I'm dating spends more time with other women.
Although with my male friends, I don't interfere with the relationship.
An HSP is a person having the innate trait of high sensory processing sensitivity (or innate sensitiveness as Carl Jung originally coined it).
Roughly 15 to 20 percent of the population is considered HSP.(1)In her book, The Highly Sensitive Person (1997), Dr.
HSP’s also have profound and intense sensations, and tend to process events in their lives deeper and more intensely than others.Then there is the other extreme – roughly 30 percent of HSP’s are thought to be extroverts and sensation seekers.(1-3)Most people I know with dystonia have many HSP qualities. The important thing is being mindful of your tendencies so you can use your personality traits to your advantage to progress forward and work on those that are holding you back from where you want to be.1) Aron, E. (1997) Broadway Books, New York, NY2) Retrieved on January 22, 2014 from: http/ Retrieved on January 22, 2014 from: http/ Tom Seaman is a dystonia awareness advocate and certified professional life coach in the area of health and wellness.He is a support group leader for the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) and author of the book, Diagnosis Dystonia: Navigating the Journey (2015).Yet, with friends, I seem to find similar HSP and we understand completely undederstand each other and I have a small circle of friends that are very close, almost brother/sister like.
My male friends usually end up, "in the doghouse," because their girlfriends get mad/jealous of our relationship.On the surface, being called “highly sensitive” could have negative connotations, but an HSP has many desirable traits.